Israeli Army Raids Massive Underground Terror Factory in West Bank

Israeli security forces gather in East Jerusalem's Salahedin street following a shooting attack on March 8, 2016. A Palestinian shot and seriously wounded two Israeli police officers in Jerusalem before being shot dead, Israeli authorities and medics said, as a five-month wave of attacks persisted

Haaretz reports: Israeli forces raided the largest arms workshop in the West Bank, the military said Monday. The raid, which took place in Hebron’s Palestinian industrial area revealed an underground facility for arms and munitions.

The army say they found 12 lathes for arms making, hundreds of types of munitions and spare parts for different types of guns, including automatic rifles.

“The army confiscated all the lathes and arrested the workshop’s owner along with his son,” a senior commander told Haaretz. “I have never seen a workshop that makes so many arms, at such an accurate level and for so many different types of weapons.”

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